Honor Flight Kern County

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Honor Flight Kern County
8200 Stockdale Hwy – Suite M-10, Box 255
Bakersfield, CA 93311

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Since it is likely that we will need to add additional flights to catch up, any fundraising and donations are very much needed and appreciated.
See you soon. Stay safe and healthy.
Please reach out to us if you need anything!
– Lili – Director HFKC

Upcoming Events

Honor Flight Kern County – Flight # 49
April 22 – 24, 2024
Welcome Home Flight #49- Wednesday, April 24th- Flight lands at 6:30pm
Meadows Field Airport- 3701 Wings Way
Arrive early!!

The GREAT NEWS is we are now accepting applications from ANY U.S. VETERANS who are 75 years and older, this should be application through end of the Vietnam War!
Yes, Cold War Veterans…this means You!

Download and submit your applications found here:

Activities & Fundraisers

Honor Flight Movie Muster- Free for all Veterans- Friday, April 12th, 5-7pm
Portrait of a Warrior Gallery-1925 Eye St.
– Call Marianne at (661)979-6782 with questions

Military Appreciation Night- Baseball Game- Thursday, April 18th @6:30pm
Taft High School- 701 Wildcat Way- Arlene (661) 205-1478
Veteran throws the first pitch

Military Appreciation Night- Baseball Game-Thursday, April 25th@4pm
Centennial High School- 8601 Hageman Road-Arlene (661) 205-1478

Honor Flight Kern County Donation Drive By- Thursday, April 25th @ 4pm
Chuy‘s- 8660 Rosedale Hwy. Mayde Hurley (559)284-3626
All monies go to sending our Veterans to see their memorials

Military Appreciation Night-Baseball Game- Wednesday, May 1st at 4pm
East High School- 2200 Quincy St- Arlene (661) 205-1478

The MOB Cornhole- Saturday, May 4th – check in 10am- bags fly at 11am
Chuy‘s- 8660 Rosedale Hwy
Bring your own partner- $100 upper (80% payout)-$80 lower (60% payout)
Mayde Hurley (559) 284-3626

Honor Flight Night at The Melodrama- The Show Must Go On!
Thursday, May 16th at 7pm
(Doors open at 6:15pm) Gaslight Melodrams- 12748 Jomani Dr
Seniors and Veterans $25/ General- $35
for reservations call Linda @ (661) 477-9336
100% of tickets sales for this performance will be donated to
Honor Flight Kern County

News Article:

Multiple donations at Thursday’s Honor Flight breakfast will help finance more veteran flights

It was a capacity crowd at the monthly Honor Flight Kern County breakfast Thursday morning at the Elks Lodge in downtown Bakersfield.

A big crowd showed up for what the organization’s founder Lili Marsh called “a big day” for Honor Flight….
Read the complete article here.


Bakersfield Veteran Breakfast   
> First Thursday each month – 9am <
Bakersfield Elks Lodge #266   1616 30th St. (at H St.)
Seating is available for 240 HF veterans.
Veteran meals are FREE, all other plates $8.
Veterans, please wear your BLUE HF shirts and name badges.
Tables are limited for Senior Living buses, please PM us your RSVP!
Looking forward to seeing everyone!

Where can our Honor Flight veterans find smiles, hugs, plenty of hot coffee and a delicious meal??
At our monthly breakfasts in Bakersfield, Lake Isabella, Ridgecrest and Tehachapi!

Thursday April 11  8:00-10:00am  Lake Isabella Monthly Breakfast **
VFW Hall, 2811 Nugget Ave.  Gary Zuber (760) 379-2109 [2nd Thursdays]

Thursday April 18  8:00-10:00 am  Ridgecrest Monthly Breakfast**
Historic USO Building, 230 W. Ridgecrest Blvd. John Abbott (619) 808-2223 [3rd Thursdays]

Sat April 27 Breakfast – Tehachapi Monthly Breakfast**
Christian Life AOG, 920 W. Valley Blvd. Veterans FREE, guests $5. Rick Zanutto (661) 331-7560 [last Sat]

What do Honor Flight Kern County
Veterans say?

  From a Vietnam War Veteran:

“Words are inadequate to describe the raw emotions I felt nearly every waking moment while participating in the 26th Kern County Honor Flight…”


From a World War ll Veteran:

“I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for flying me to the greatest trip of my life to Washington D.C. When I came back I thought after the way I was treated that I had personally won the war…


From a World War ll Veteran:

“Thank you for all you do for us Honor Flight guys. It’s MUCH appreciated! I can’t remember a trip that impressive, particularly when I was selected to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier… what an honor! 

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Honor Flight Kern County.
Many thanks to all those who have donated!

Your donations send our vets to see their memorials in Washington DC at no cost to them. 
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Donate to Honor Flight Kern County
Send your donations to:
(mailing address)

Honor Flight Kern County
8200 Stockdale Hwy – Suite M-10, Box 255
Bakersfield, CA 93311

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